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Top 10 guitar teachers in Cerritos, CA

Students agree: these Cerritos guitar lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Griffin Guitar Lessons

Griffin Guitar Lessons

5.0(2)
1 hire on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
Matthew C. says, "I really liked how passionate he is about teaching. You could tell he really loves playing and teaching music. He is also very skilled in multiple instruments so he sometimes will play bass while I play the piece I just learned. That helped me understand how to play with a groove. I would choose Cullen over any shop guitar teacher any day. " Read more
Elite Musique, LLC

Elite Musique, LLC

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Cerritos, CA
Rena B. says, "My daughter has connected with her teacher and has in turn gained confidence which has lifted her general mood and well-being. She looks forward to her weekly lessons and enjoys playing her piano in her spare time, creating new music each week!" Read more
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

4.9Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
47+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
Tony L. says, "Very kind thoughtful and knowledgeable. Very supportive and offered helpful useful and inspiring encouragement" Read more
Anthony Cortez Guitar Lessons

Anthony Cortez Guitar Lessons

4.9Exceptional(13)
13 hires on Lessons
Serves Cerritos, CA
George L. says, "Anthony has a very personable demeanor and is very invested in you learning the guitar. His lessons are very informative and he’s always open to taking it in the direction of your choosing. He also leaves you practice material so that you're always engaged. If you put in the work you can truly improve your playing with Anthony’s guidance. I could not be more pleased with his professionalism and candor and recommend him to all players regardless of their skill level. " Read more
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
Elite Musique is a classical music education company that provides students with opportunities to help showcase them when the college application process begins. All students are classically trained, but choose which genres of music to focus on. All of our teachers are college educated and are not only masters of music, but masters of education as well. Our teachers and students are encouraged to think outside of the box. Their goal is to create their own unique musical signature....
Moonlight Music Academy

Moonlight Music Academy

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
Moonlight is a music academy that fosters the community to love, to explore, and to play music at an artistic level. We believe that learning music should be an inspiring, supportive, and rewarding experience. By providing people with the tools for music creation, we want to support music making for many generations.
Spencer Artist Development

Spencer Artist Development

5.0Exceptional(13)
Offers online services
20 hires on Lessons
40+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
Dora S. says, "Mr. Spencer is an excellent acting coach for me and my daughter. He has taught us via online lessons for 9 months. But of us are beginners but we have excelled and are mastering acting quickly. Mr. Spencer is a vastly knowledgable, professional, encouraging instructor. My daughter was cast as Anne in her school's production of Diary of Anne Frank, which to me is just amazing. I have call backs myself for a role in a play at my local community theatre. Mr. Spencer is helping us realize are dreams, and to cultivate our passions. I highly recommend him." Read more
Alonso Santana

Alonso Santana

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
My name is Alonso Santana and I am a private music lessons teacher that specializes in Electric Bass, Electric/Acoustic Guitar, Up-Right Bass, and Beginner to intermediate Music & Audio Production. Ive been a musician/bassist for 12 years with experience in performance and touring. I received my Bachelors degree from UCLA in Global Jazz Studies in 2023 with an emphasis in Bass performance and lots of background in arranging and composition. I have a wide range of genres that encompasses a well rounded foundation that allows me to teach almost anything to a wide range of ages. I typically start teaching basic technique and then build a syllabu
Truly Grand Music School And Supplies

Truly Grand Music School And Supplies

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Cerritos, CA
Wonderful teacher 35+ YEARS experience great with kids. Lessons customized to your interests. Been singing since 5 years old solo and in choirs Music Degree CSUF and MTAC certified. I also teach piano guitar and violin as well as singing

Your Guitar Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do guitar lessons cost near me?

Guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per lesson, depending on if they last 30 minutes or up to 1 hour. If it's a one-on-one lesson, it'll cost around $45 to $70 hourly. Learning guitar in a group is cheaper at $25 to $35 per session.

If you're taking lessons every month, it adds up to $170 to $315 with the typical prepaid discount.

Are guitar lessons worth it?

Guitar lessons are worth it since only a professional teacher giving you live feedback can guide you to learn faster. A good instructor helps you understand your mistakes and prevents you from developing bad habits.

Learning guitar by yourself takes a lot longer and won't prepare you as well to play in public.

At what age should I start guitar lessons?

Children can start guitar lessons from the ages of 6 to 10, or when they can comfortably hold the guitar and press the strings. Adults can start guitar lessons at any age, provided they practice regularly and patiently.

How many guitar lessons do I need?

The number of guitar lessons you need varies according to your goal and your practice routine. For many people, it typically takes about 2 to 6 months to play a simple tune. Mastering the guitar like a professional can take anywhere from 4 to 10 years.

What do you learn in guitar lessons?

In most guitar lessons, you can expect to learn:

  • How to correctly position your fingers to play chords
  • How to tune your guitar
  • How to play various scales
  • New techniques for plucking and strumming
  • How to read sheet music.

Are online guitar lessons good?

Online guitar lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour and are good for getting personal instruction from skilled teachers worldwide. Take advantage of flexible scheduling and immediate feedback while learning new guitar-playing styles. Plus, you can easily record lessons to review their advice later.

How do I find the best guitar lessons near me?

In order to find the best guitar lessons for you, look through nearby teachers listed here on the Lessons website. You can also ask for teachers at local music stores or community colleges.

Before you hire a guitar teacher, make sure to:

  • Check out prices from at least 3 different teachers.
  • Read their reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Ask for a list of their current or previous students that you can talk to.
  • Talk to other parents about the teacher's reputation with their children.
  • Make sure you get a written agreement and schedule before your first lesson.
  • Avoid making a big payment upfront for a month of lessons until you're comfortable with the teacher.

What questions do I ask when choosing a guitar teacher?

To find the right guitar teacher, you can ask them these questions:

  • What kind of music degree do you have?
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching guitar?
  • Can I have a free trial lesson to see if your teaching style helps me?
  • What is the average age of your students?
  • Will you assign me finger exercises as homework?
  • How often should I practice between lessons?
  • What textbooks do I need, and where can I buy used ones?
  • How many guitar-playing styles are you an expert in?
  • Can you modify your teaching style to suit my learning abilities?
  • What should I bring to our lessons, and how long is each one?
  • Can I get a copy of our schedule, agreement, and payment terms?
  • What is your policy if I have to cancel a class due to an emergency?
  • Can I choose some of my favorite songs to learn on the guitar?

Reviews for Cerritos guitar teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Cerritos area.
Toni T.
This dude is an amazing teacher, with a captivating mane. I came to him knowing nothing and I still know nothing, however I am now well versed with the ways of the shred 🎸 Cullen knows his stuff - music theory, scales, chords, songs and handy general guitar knowledge! Ive been a student of Cullen’s for a couple years now and he has always been extremely professional, warm, patient and understanding. If you have the intent to learn sweet new party tricks, improve techniques or simply learn the guitar - I highly recommend sir Griffin to anyone, at any level of playing! A+++
Griffin Guitar Lessons
Jimmy L.
He is very concerned about making sure your creative vision comes to life in the best way possible. He has incredibly insightful advice but never tries to insert his ego into your project. He genuinely cares about his clients and wants to see them succeed.
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises
Tony L.
Really patient and knows how to work on improving your skill no matter what level you are.
Anthony Cortez guitar lessons
Charles C.
I'm a 74 year old retired man. I have always loved acting but have had some minor challenges due to bad eye sight and I'm not that computer savvy. Jim helped me learn how to use an I-pad my grand daughter gave me to help me expand fonts to read scripts. Though I'm only doing this so far for a hobby, I can see huge improvement in my ability to memorize scripts and act convincingly. Jim encouraged me to audition for the community senior center's drama club. I couldn't believe it I got right in and enjoying meeting new people (I'm widowed). Jim has been a Godsend. I'm finding new joy and I'm enjoying seeing local theatre productions. I appreciate his kind, patient, and professional matter. Acting lessons with Jim is what got me through the horrible isolation during Covid quarantine. He is also incredibly knowledgable on health such as veganism, breathing/meditation and is encouraging me to get into a healthier lifestyle. My voice/sinuses improved after giving up dairy. I used to get chronic sinusitis. So I feel acting has been beneficial to my overall health. Though Jim is pricier than other teachers in the area... I believe you pay for what you get. The extra money I pay is well worth it. The two other acting coaches I used before Jim...were mediocre and treated me like an invalid. Jim continues to inspire me to be the best I can be in all areas of my life. I consider him a good friend and he is one of the best educators out there.
Spencer Artist Development
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